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Why luxury brands bet on bags made of everything from apples to cacti
In this week’s newsletter: From Coach to Hermès, everyone is turning waste products into pricey high-end accessories. But will anyone buy them?

Chloe Mac Donnell

21, Apr, 2023 @11:00 AM

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100 UK universities pledge to divest from fossil fuels
Exclusive: move affecting 65% of institutions means endowments worth almost £18bn out of reach for firms

Helena Horton Environment reporter

27, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Universities in US and Canada beat UK in sustainability league
Edinburgh is highest-ranked British institution, in fourth place, as fears grow over emissions targets

Rachel Hall

26, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Nasa asks public to help solve waste recycling for Mars trip
Entrants asked to tackle trash, faecal matter, foam packaging and exhaled carbon dioxide by 15 March

Stuart Clark

29, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How Durham University turned itself green
Institution jumps 66 places on People and Planet’s annual university sustainability league

Miranda Bryant

09, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Citizens’ juries’ deliver climate crisis verdict to Westminster
Four expert-advised panels across UK agree cost of reaching net zero must not fall on low- and middle-income households

Phillip Inman

26, Apr, 2021 @6:26 AM

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Global food industry on course to drive rapid habitat loss – research
World faces huge wildlife losses by 2050 unless what and how food is produced changes

Matthew Taylor

21, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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'We deserve to be taught about it': why students want climate crisis classes
Universities are bowing to pressure from their students to include modules on climate breakdown and sustainability

Megan Tatum

28, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Wrapped up in sustainability | Brief letters
Brief letters: Dyscalculia | The probation service | Sustainable wrappers | Art and design


21, Sep, 2020 @2:48 PM

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'People thought I was too young to protest': the rise of student activism
A decade ago, students protested over austerity. Now they’re campaigning against racism, climate breakdown and equality

Naomi Larsson

15, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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How to land a job protecting the planet: do the groundwork
Students need to prepare well if they want to work in sustainability. Volunteering, internships and communication skills help you stand out

Megan Tatum

25, Aug, 2020 @9:00 AM

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'All universities must commit to net-zero by 2030': tackling the campus climate crisis
Students are putting universities under increasing pressure to improve their environmental record

21, Aug, 2020 @10:55 AM

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